Wildflower Triathlon at Lake San Antonio ROCKS!

Debbie Markham finishes Wildflower Mountain Bike Triathlon - May 5, 2012

Wildflower Triathlon has tempted me for 10 years, but this year a friend won an entry and gave it to me!  Since it’s $100 to enter, “free” was the push I needed to actually sign up.  Turns out they have a sprint distance Mountain Bike Tri – perfect since I hadn’t trained much and my [...]

Swim Swim Swim yourself, quickly down the lane…

Swimming Workout

People generally consider swimming a summer sport. But really, if you’re going to get wet, why not do it throughout the rainy season too! After dropping the kids at school, I started my list of “to-do’s”…computer-crash-appointment, camera-store-flash-sync-problem appointment, pet and office supply stops. Public lap time from Noon-1pm at a community pool was my 2nd [...]

A perfect day!

Portrait of Mary

What a great day!  I photographed an 80 year old lady.  Her son wanted a portrait of her in their long time home, by the window in an old fashioned chair.  I couldn’t help day dreaming when my son might do the same.  Seeing her smile into the camera brought forth emotions and warm fuzzy [...]

Swim when ya can!

Driving home from L.A. I passed a public pool at 6:15pm.  I pulled in and asked when lap swim times were & got LUCKY, 5-7pm! Moral of the story: ALWAYS carry your swim suit & goggles in the car.  Even though I only swam for 35 minutes it was rewarding & breathtaking to see the [...]